Robot Uprising - Or, what to do when AI Does All The Jobs

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Re: Robot Uprising - Or, what to do when AI Does All The Jobs

Post by NT2C » Wed Dec 23, 2020 3:01 pm

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The idea that we have robotic lawnmowers freaks me out enough. There is no way I am letting a robot near my head with blades. Unless it's Arisa from the series Better Than Us and I'm logged as a primary user.
They have robots that do surgery now.
As I read this thread and watch my floor being vacuumed, I think I'm getting my robot a french maid outfit... You know. Keep her happy... Image
sick :crazy:
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Re: Robot Uprising - Or, what to do when AI Does All The Jobs

Post by RoneKiln » Tue Dec 29, 2020 10:17 pm

https://www.theverge.com/tldr/2020/12/2 ... cing-video

I have too many conflicting thoughts on this.
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Re: Robot Uprising - Or, what to do when AI Does All The Jobs

Post by boskone » Tue Dec 29, 2020 11:34 pm

RoneKiln wrote:
Tue Dec 29, 2020 10:17 pm
https://www.theverge.com/tldr/2020/12/2 ... cing-video

I have too many conflicting thoughts on this.
I think those robots are better dancers than I am.

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Re: Robot Uprising - Or, what to do when AI Does All The Jobs

Post by tony d tiger » Wed Dec 30, 2020 12:15 am

RoneKiln wrote:
Tue Dec 29, 2020 10:17 pm
https://www.theverge.com/tldr/2020/12/2 ... cing-video

I have too many conflicting thoughts on this.
I saw this today too.
1) Can they shovel snow?
2) The dog is scary.
3) Well, at least they seem happy.
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Re: Robot Uprising - Or, what to do when AI Does All The Jobs

Post by MPMalloy » Wed Dec 30, 2020 8:31 am

RoneKiln wrote:
Tue Dec 29, 2020 10:17 pm
https://www.theverge.com/tldr/2020/12/2 ... cing-video

I have too many conflicting thoughts on this.
People think this shit is cute :twisted:

All. Robots. Must. HANG!

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Re: Robot Uprising - Or, what to do when AI Does All The Jobs

Post by boskone » Wed Dec 30, 2020 10:47 am

MPMalloy wrote:
Wed Dec 30, 2020 8:31 am
RoneKiln wrote:
Tue Dec 29, 2020 10:17 pm
https://www.theverge.com/tldr/2020/12/2 ... cing-video

I have too many conflicting thoughts on this.
People think this shit is cute :twisted:

All. Robots. Must. HANG!
They don't breathe, so what would be the purpose?

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Re: Robot Uprising - Or, what to do when AI Does All The Jobs

Post by Blast » Wed Dec 30, 2020 11:59 am

RoneKiln wrote:
Tue Dec 29, 2020 10:17 pm
https://www.theverge.com/tldr/2020/12/2 ... cing-video

I have too many conflicting thoughts on this.
I need to look into getting a law passed requiring critical "one shot, drop" hit areas of robots to be clearly marked.
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Re: Robot Uprising - Or, what to do when AI Does All The Jobs

Post by NT2C » Wed Dec 30, 2020 12:54 pm

RoneKiln wrote:
Tue Dec 29, 2020 10:17 pm
https://www.theverge.com/tldr/2020/12/2 ... cing-video

I have too many conflicting thoughts on this.
Oh sure, it's cute and sweet and it entertains, but how many TRUE performers will these soulless demons put out of work? How long until the first "all-robot" musical rolls out of Hollywood?

EMP is too GOOD for them! Steal their power sources and use them to power our robot killing weapons!
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Re: Robot Uprising - Or, what to do when AI Does All The Jobs

Post by Blast » Wed Dec 30, 2020 1:06 pm

RoneKiln wrote:
Tue Dec 29, 2020 10:17 pm
https://www.theverge.com/tldr/2020/12/2 ... cing-video

I have too many conflicting thoughts on this.
"Boston Dynamics Atlas is powered by a hydraulic system consisting of 28 actuators. These actuators are basically cylinders filled with pressurized fluid that can drive a piston with great force. Their high performance is due in part to custom servo valves that are significantly smaller and lighter than the aerospace models that Boston Dynamics had been using in earlier designs. Though not visible from the outside, the innards of an Atlas are filled with these hydraulic actuators as well as the lines of fluid that connect them. When one of those lines ruptures, Atlas bleeds the hydraulic fluid, which happens to be red."
Hmmm, this suggests a shotgun would be a good choice. :)
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Re: Robot Uprising - Or, what to do when AI Does All The Jobs

Post by woodsghost » Wed Dec 30, 2020 1:31 pm

Blast wrote:
Wed Dec 30, 2020 1:06 pm
RoneKiln wrote:
Tue Dec 29, 2020 10:17 pm
https://www.theverge.com/tldr/2020/12/2 ... cing-video

I have too many conflicting thoughts on this.
"Boston Dynamics Atlas is powered by a hydraulic system consisting of 28 actuators. These actuators are basically cylinders filled with pressurized fluid that can drive a piston with great force. Their high performance is due in part to custom servo valves that are significantly smaller and lighter than the aerospace models that Boston Dynamics had been using in earlier designs. Though not visible from the outside, the innards of an Atlas are filled with these hydraulic actuators as well as the lines of fluid that connect them. When one of those lines ruptures, Atlas bleeds the hydraulic fluid, which happens to be red."
Hmmm, this suggests a shotgun would be a good choice. :)
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Re: Robot Uprising - Or, what to do when AI Does All The Jobs

Post by NT2C » Wed Dec 30, 2020 1:34 pm

woodsghost wrote:
Wed Dec 30, 2020 1:31 pm
Blast wrote:
Wed Dec 30, 2020 1:06 pm
RoneKiln wrote:
Tue Dec 29, 2020 10:17 pm
https://www.theverge.com/tldr/2020/12/2 ... cing-video

I have too many conflicting thoughts on this.
"Boston Dynamics Atlas is powered by a hydraulic system consisting of 28 actuators. These actuators are basically cylinders filled with pressurized fluid that can drive a piston with great force. Their high performance is due in part to custom servo valves that are significantly smaller and lighter than the aerospace models that Boston Dynamics had been using in earlier designs. Though not visible from the outside, the innards of an Atlas are filled with these hydraulic actuators as well as the lines of fluid that connect them. When one of those lines ruptures, Atlas bleeds the hydraulic fluid, which happens to be red."
Hmmm, this suggests a shotgun would be a good choice. :)
-Blast
Maybe steel shot for maximum ricochets internally.
Flechettes, for maximum hose destruction.
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Re: Robot Uprising - Or, what to do when AI Does All The Jobs

Post by MPMalloy » Wed Dec 30, 2020 4:08 pm

boskone wrote:
Wed Dec 30, 2020 10:47 am
MPMalloy wrote:
Wed Dec 30, 2020 8:31 am
RoneKiln wrote:
Tue Dec 29, 2020 10:17 pm
https://www.theverge.com/tldr/2020/12/2 ... cing-video

I have too many conflicting thoughts on this.
People think this shit is cute :twisted:

All. Robots. Must. HANG!
They don't breathe, so what would be the purpose?
It's an expression.

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Re: Robot Uprising - Or, what to do when AI Does All The Jobs

Post by NT2C » Wed Dec 30, 2020 4:33 pm

MPMalloy wrote:
Wed Dec 30, 2020 4:08 pm
boskone wrote:
Wed Dec 30, 2020 10:47 am
MPMalloy wrote:
Wed Dec 30, 2020 8:31 am
RoneKiln wrote:
Tue Dec 29, 2020 10:17 pm
https://www.theverge.com/tldr/2020/12/2 ... cing-video

I have too many conflicting thoughts on this.
People think this shit is cute :twisted:

All. Robots. Must. HANG!
They don't breathe, so what would be the purpose?
It's an expression.
So is, "You may fire when ready." :awesome:
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Re: Robot Uprising - Or, what to do when AI Does All The Jobs

Post by MPMalloy » Wed Dec 30, 2020 6:37 pm

NT2C wrote:
Wed Dec 30, 2020 4:33 pm
MPMalloy wrote:
Wed Dec 30, 2020 4:08 pm
boskone wrote:
Wed Dec 30, 2020 10:47 am
MPMalloy wrote:
Wed Dec 30, 2020 8:31 am
People think this shit is cute :twisted:

All. Robots. Must. HANG!
They don't breathe, so what would be the purpose?
It's an expression.
So is, "You may fire when ready." :awesome:
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Re: Robot Uprising - Or, what to do when AI Does All The Jobs

Post by majorhavoc » Wed Dec 30, 2020 9:02 pm

RoneKiln wrote:
Tue Dec 29, 2020 10:17 pm
https://www.theverge.com/tldr/2020/12/2 ... cing-video

I have too many conflicting thoughts on this.
Those m*therf*cking species traitors at Boston Dymanics would have us all believe: "Oh look! Now they can dance! How cute!" You can't fool me. I see robot Ninja assassins practicing the deadly flying crane kick. Mark my words: in six months they'll have perfected the Five Point Palm Exploding Heart Technique. You watch ...

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Re: Robot Uprising - Or, what to do when AI Does All The Jobs

Post by RoneKiln » Thu Dec 31, 2020 1:08 am

I love how dancing robots has elicited far more fervent hostility in this thread than robot war machines have.

Maybe ya'all should take some dancing lessons so you don't feel so threatened when taking your partners out on a date. :rofl: Cause I don't think a robot uprising is really what generating the fear here. :lol:

Those little steel and polymer bastards may someday dance on my grave, but I have to admit, a little house helper rocking out in the kitchen with me would sure cheer up some dreary days. Especially if it was seemingly spontaneous when a fitting song played.
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Re: Robot Uprising - Or, what to do when AI Does All The Jobs

Post by NT2C » Thu Dec 31, 2020 11:56 am

RoneKiln wrote:
Thu Dec 31, 2020 1:08 am
Those little steel and polymer bastards may someday dance on my grave, but I have to admit, a little house helper rocking out in the kitchen with me would sure cheer up some dreary days. Especially if it was seemingly spontaneous when a fitting song played.
That... That's collaborator talk! :shock: :gonk:
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Re: Robot Uprising - Or, what to do when AI Does All The Jobs

Post by MPMalloy » Thu Dec 31, 2020 1:41 pm

RoneKiln wrote:
Thu Dec 31, 2020 1:08 am
I love how dancing robots has elicited far more fervent hostility in this thread than robot war machines have.

Maybe ya'all should take some dancing lessons so you don't feel so threatened when taking your partners out on a date. :rofl: Cause I don't think a robot uprising is really what generating the fear here. :lol:

Those little steel and polymer bastards may someday dance on my grave, but I have to admit, a little house helper rocking out in the kitchen with me would sure cheer up some dreary days. Especially if it was seemingly spontaneous when a fitting song played.
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Re: Robot Uprising - Or, what to do when AI Does All The Jobs

Post by SCBrian » Thu Dec 31, 2020 1:45 pm

You know, all this hatred makes me want to get a drink...

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Re: Robot Uprising - Or, what to do when AI Does All The Jobs

Post by boskone » Thu Dec 31, 2020 2:19 pm

MPMalloy wrote:
Thu Dec 31, 2020 1:41 pm
RoneKiln wrote:
Thu Dec 31, 2020 1:08 am
I love how dancing robots has elicited far more fervent hostility in this thread than robot war machines have.

Maybe ya'all should take some dancing lessons so you don't feel so threatened when taking your partners out on a date. :rofl: Cause I don't think a robot uprising is really what generating the fear here. :lol:

Those little steel and polymer bastards may someday dance on my grave, but I have to admit, a little house helper rocking out in the kitchen with me would sure cheer up some dreary days. Especially if it was seemingly spontaneous when a fitting song played.
Rone: Would you injure a human being or, through inaction, allow a human being to come to harm?
Addendum: should harm or lack thereof to the human being have no effect on the well-being of humanity as a whole.

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Re: Robot Uprising - Or, what to do when AI Does All The Jobs

Post by RoneKiln » Thu Dec 31, 2020 11:55 pm

MPMalloy wrote:
Thu Dec 31, 2020 1:41 pm
RoneKiln wrote:
Thu Dec 31, 2020 1:08 am
I love how dancing robots has elicited far more fervent hostility in this thread than robot war machines have.

Maybe ya'all should take some dancing lessons so you don't feel so threatened when taking your partners out on a date. :rofl: Cause I don't think a robot uprising is really what generating the fear here. :lol:

Those little steel and polymer bastards may someday dance on my grave, but I have to admit, a little house helper rocking out in the kitchen with me would sure cheer up some dreary days. Especially if it was seemingly spontaneous when a fitting song played.
Rone: Would you injure a human being or, through inaction, allow a human being to come to harm?
Of course not!
Unless they deserved it.
Or the money was real good.
Or it was real funny.

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Re: Robot Uprising - Or, what to do when AI Does All The Jobs

Post by RoneKiln » Thu Dec 31, 2020 11:59 pm

SCBrian wrote:
Thu Dec 31, 2020 1:45 pm
You know, all this hatred makes me want to get a drink...

That's not a bartender, that's just a vending machine.

It doesn't qualify as a bartender till it can also function as a mental health professional. :rofl:
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Re: Robot Uprising - Or, what to do when AI Does All The Jobs

Post by NT2C » Fri Jan 01, 2021 12:08 am

RoneKiln wrote:
Thu Dec 31, 2020 11:59 pm
SCBrian wrote:
Thu Dec 31, 2020 1:45 pm
You know, all this hatred makes me want to get a drink...

That's not a bartender, that's just a vending machine.

It doesn't qualify as a bartender till it can also function as a mental health professional. :rofl:
Be careful what you ask for.

One minute you're knocking back some tequila shots and bitching about how much you hate your ex and would love to see her meet some misfortune, next thing you know the damn thing has slipped you a mickey and you're going in for a 72 hour psych hold.
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Re: Robot Uprising - Or, what to do when AI Does All The Jobs

Post by RoneKiln » Fri Jan 01, 2021 12:21 am

NT2C wrote:
Fri Jan 01, 2021 12:08 am
RoneKiln wrote:
Thu Dec 31, 2020 11:59 pm
SCBrian wrote:
Thu Dec 31, 2020 1:45 pm
You know, all this hatred makes me want to get a drink...

That's not a bartender, that's just a vending machine.

It doesn't qualify as a bartender till it can also function as a mental health professional. :rofl:
Be careful what you ask for.

One minute you're knocking back some tequila shots and bitching about how much you hate your ex and would love to see her meet some misfortune, next thing you know the damn thing has slipped you a mickey and you're going in for a 72 hour psych hold.
Maybe if you had learned to dance, that little steel and polymer bastard wouldn't have stolen her from you. :rofl:
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